Audio Emotion Purite North  Epiphany Acoustics 
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 20 of 33

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    eisenach
    Guest

  2. #2
    Wammer popol_vuh's Avatar
    Join Date
     Nov 2007
    Posts
     336
    Location
     Zagreb, , Croatia
    Real Name
     Zvonimir
    Turn Table
     Gyrodec;ao250;dl-110
    Integrated Amp
     EAR864/Quad909
    Speakers
     Quad 21L
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No

    Post imported post

    This looks like a Monty Python sketch to me for some reason

  3. #3
    Wammer popol_vuh's Avatar
    Join Date
     Nov 2007
    Posts
     336
    Location
     Zagreb, , Croatia
    Real Name
     Zvonimir
    Turn Table
     Gyrodec;ao250;dl-110
    Integrated Amp
     EAR864/Quad909
    Speakers
     Quad 21L
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No

    Post imported post

    Oh my god, i've just come to the part where he's about to terminate them and realised he's not terminating them in vacuum! This exposure to oxygen must have TERRIBLE effects on sound of these cables!

  4. #4
    Thai wammer ob1's Avatar
    Join Date
     Jan 2007
    Posts
     7,368
    Location
     outside....Norwich,
    Real Name
     OB
    Turn Table
     AMG Viella
    T/Arm & Cart
     AMG V12/Benz Micro
    SUT/Phono
     Tom Evans Mastergroo
    Digital Source 1
     TAD D-1000
    Digital Source 2
     M2Tech Young DAC
    DAC
     Vertex Aletheia
    Integrated Amp
     Passlabs / Clones
    Speakers
     Brodmann VC7
    Pre Amp
     TAD-C2000
    Power Amp
     TAD M2500
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     Yes

    Post imported post

    popol_vuh wrote:
    This looks like a Monty Python sketch to me for some reason
    Eric Idle making cables! I was expecting him to keep saying Ni!
    Authorized retailer for TAD Labs, Vertex AQ, Soulution Audio, Brodmann, Clones Audio, Benz micro, AMG Turntable, Ziro Audio cables, , Airtight, M2Tech, Shelter

    http://www.wintersaudio.co.uk/

  5. #5
    Wammer popol_vuh's Avatar
    Join Date
     Nov 2007
    Posts
     336
    Location
     Zagreb, , Croatia
    Real Name
     Zvonimir
    Turn Table
     Gyrodec;ao250;dl-110
    Integrated Amp
     EAR864/Quad909
    Speakers
     Quad 21L
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No

    Post imported post

    ob1 wrote:
    popol_vuh wrote:
    This looks like a Monty Python sketch to me for some reason
    Eric Idle making cables!* I was expecting him to keep saying* Ni!
    Actually, a bit more like Eric Idle commenting some other guy making some daily routine action in a soccer-commentary style

  6. #6
    Wammer
    Join Date
     Jul 2008
    Posts
     412
    Location
     Piddletrenthide, ,

    Post imported post

    Crikey, it never occurred to me that Chord used such advanced tools as a Stanley knife and a pair of pliers to strip their cable.

    Must explain why it costs so much, that sort of equipment doesn't come cheap.

    I feel sorry for the youth. All those months of training on the minimum wage.
    .... Yes sir, I can boogie, boogie woogie, all night long ....

  7. #7
    Registered
    Join Date
     Jan 2009
    Posts
     1
    Location
     , ,

    Post imported post

    Fuck me if you can put on a PL259 you can do this...sheesh!....many pounds per metre my arse.

    Paul

  8. #8
    Wammer
    Join Date
     Jul 2006
    Posts
     13,718
    Location
     Derbyshire
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No

    Post imported post

    amazing. I bet the time taken to master this dark art took years and years.

    I wonder if they stick the heat shrink with the arrows on the wrong way round for a laugh now and again. nobody would ever know.
    Shoe bombers! Increase your payload by becoming a clown.

  9. #9
    Banned
    Join Date
     Oct 2007
    Posts
     1,600
    Location
     Fuck
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No

    Post imported post

    I'm surprised his nose doesn't grow during that.



  10. #10
    Wammer ultrawomble's Avatar
    Join Date
     Oct 2006
    Posts
     1,729
    Location
     Manchester
    Real Name
     Jim
    Turn Table
     SL-1210M5G
    Digital Source 1
     Exposure 2010S
    Integrated Amp
     MF A3.5
    Speakers
     MA GS10
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No

    Post imported post

    That cable looked like heavy duty TV aerial co-ax.

  11. #11
    Wammer Alexxus's Avatar
    Join Date
     Dec 2008
    Posts
     1,154
    Location
     Romania
    Real Name
     Eddie
    Digital Source 1
     Musical Fidelity A5
    DAC
     Beresford Caiman
    Integrated Amp
     AVI LSI
    Speakers
     Spendor S5e
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No

    Post imported post

    Yeah, I've seen that one a couple months ago. Made me feel ashamed I own Chord cables. Mind you, they're not the Signature series, I would've felt suicidal if they were.

    I don't know what prompted the idea of this video in their minds, does a lot more harm than good to them, imo.

  12. #12
    Moderator meninblack's Avatar
    Join Date
     Jul 2005
    Posts
     20,903
    Location
     Erehwon
    Real Name
     Mr Pink-and-Yellow
    Turn Table
     Palmer 3.0
    T/Arm & Cart
     AN Arm 3/II & Io1
    SUT/Phono
     Kondo KSL-SFz
    Digital Source 1
     dCS P8i
    Digital Source 2
     SB3
    DAC
     AN DAC 2.1x/II Bal.
    Speakers
     Tannoy Kensington SE
    Pre Amp
     Audio Note M5 Phono
    Power Amp
     Air Tight ATM-1
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No

    Post imported post

    Sorry guys, but how the hell did you imagine cables were terminated?

    That looked like a pretty good job to me - in line with what you would expect to see with any high-quality hand-terminated cables. I've watched wiring harnesses for missiles being made up, and the standards are similar.

    Maybe the foo foo brigade were expecting it to be bent round a Unicorn horn, with some wizardly spells and incantations...

  13. #13
    HiFi Dealer Wammer BD Audio's Avatar
    Join Date
     Jul 2007
    Posts
     13,414
    Location
     Malvern
    Real Name
     Jack
    Turn Table
     J.C.Verdier Platine
    T/Arm & Cart
     IO-Gold + SPU Spirit
    SUT/Phono
     Modwright PH150
    Digital Source 1
     Mac Mini
    Digital Source 2
     Audionote UK
    DAC
     Modwright Elyse
    Speakers
     TuneAudio Anima
    Pre Amp
     Modwright 36.5 'DM'
    Power Amp
     Modwright KWA-150SE
    Headphones
     Phonon
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     Yes

    Post imported post

    I had a long chap with him (the owner) at Bristol last year. He's a cool dude when you get past the cable stuff.

  14. #14
    Wammer Alexxus's Avatar
    Join Date
     Dec 2008
    Posts
     1,154
    Location
     Romania
    Real Name
     Eddie
    Digital Source 1
     Musical Fidelity A5
    DAC
     Beresford Caiman
    Integrated Amp
     AVI LSI
    Speakers
     Spendor S5e
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No

    Post imported post

    meninblack wrote:
    That looked like a pretty good job to me ....

    Maybe the foo foo brigade were expecting it to be bent round a Unicorn horn, with some wizardly spells and incantations...
    Errr, no, not quite a Unicorn bit. However, I did have the oportunity to see how qualified work looks like in an electronics factory, and it's nothing like what that boy is showing.

    And there's more specialized tools for high quality manufacturing than those cheap thingies he's using, btw. I would've thought they could afford them, the prices they're charging for those cables

  15. #15
    Moderator meninblack's Avatar
    Join Date
     Jul 2005
    Posts
     20,903
    Location
     Erehwon
    Real Name
     Mr Pink-and-Yellow
    Turn Table
     Palmer 3.0
    T/Arm & Cart
     AN Arm 3/II & Io1
    SUT/Phono
     Kondo KSL-SFz
    Digital Source 1
     dCS P8i
    Digital Source 2
     SB3
    DAC
     AN DAC 2.1x/II Bal.
    Speakers
     Tannoy Kensington SE
    Pre Amp
     Audio Note M5 Phono
    Power Amp
     Air Tight ATM-1
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No

    Post imported post

    Most cable "manufacturers" are just cottage industries. They buy in cables on the reel and cut, terminate and finish by hand. Nothing wrong with it if it's done properly.

    I did laugh at the "directionality" bollocks though. And that is a pretty standard looking RF signal transmission cable they are using, probably pence to tens-of-pence per metre in bulk, plus about 10 minutes labour and 25p worth of heat-shrink and banana plugs.

    Still if people are daft enough to pay for it, why not take their money?

  16. #16
    Wammer Alexxus's Avatar
    Join Date
     Dec 2008
    Posts
     1,154
    Location
     Romania
    Real Name
     Eddie
    Digital Source 1
     Musical Fidelity A5
    DAC
     Beresford Caiman
    Integrated Amp
     AVI LSI
    Speakers
     Spendor S5e
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No

    Post imported post

    meninblack wrote:
    Still if people are daft enough to pay for it, why not take their money?
    Yep, absolutely.

    Going back to the cottage industry aspect, I do accept that, but I still think they shouldn't be that stingy with the tools budget. That carpet knife he's using is simply not safe, they should get a proper tool if only for that. Or maybe that's what the qualifying is all about, to handle improper tools without severing your fingers





  17. #17
    Wammer ultrawomble's Avatar
    Join Date
     Oct 2006
    Posts
     1,729
    Location
     Manchester
    Real Name
     Jim
    Turn Table
     SL-1210M5G
    Digital Source 1
     Exposure 2010S
    Integrated Amp
     MF A3.5
    Speakers
     MA GS10
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No

    Post imported post

    More Chord aerial cables here and here.

  18. #18
    Super Wammer cjr's Avatar
    Join Date
     Aug 2005
    Posts
     8,164
    Location
     UK
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No

    Post imported post

    What function does the little spacer clamp you see the young chap screwing together early on?

    Is it a “make the owner feel special add on” to the cable or does it serve some audio purpose ?.
    Linn LP12~Denon DVD-2900~Marantz PS17~Dynaudio Contour 1.3 MkII|Sony BDP-S760~Sony MDS-JB930QS~Sony SDP-EP90ES~Sony TA-N55ES~Wharfedale 306|Sony CDP-X3000ES~Sony ST-S3000ES~Sony TA-VA777ES~Diapason Emera

  19. #19
    Moderator meninblack's Avatar
    Join Date
     Jul 2005
    Posts
     20,903
    Location
     Erehwon
    Real Name
     Mr Pink-and-Yellow
    Turn Table
     Palmer 3.0
    T/Arm & Cart
     AN Arm 3/II & Io1
    SUT/Phono
     Kondo KSL-SFz
    Digital Source 1
     dCS P8i
    Digital Source 2
     SB3
    DAC
     AN DAC 2.1x/II Bal.
    Speakers
     Tannoy Kensington SE
    Pre Amp
     Audio Note M5 Phono
    Power Amp
     Air Tight ATM-1
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No

    Post imported post

    Alexxus wrote:
    That carpet knife he's using is simply not safe, they should get a proper tool if only for that. Or maybe that's what the qualifying is all about, to handle improper tools without severing your fingers



    Stanley knives have a poor rep for safety, but for a lot of jobs they are the best and easiest tool. I haven't found any of the alternatives to be very convincing.

  20. #20
    Moderator meninblack's Avatar
    Join Date
     Jul 2005
    Posts
     20,903
    Location
     Erehwon
    Real Name
     Mr Pink-and-Yellow
    Turn Table
     Palmer 3.0
    T/Arm & Cart
     AN Arm 3/II & Io1
    SUT/Phono
     Kondo KSL-SFz
    Digital Source 1
     dCS P8i
    Digital Source 2
     SB3
    DAC
     AN DAC 2.1x/II Bal.
    Speakers
     Tannoy Kensington SE
    Pre Amp
     Audio Note M5 Phono
    Power Amp
     Air Tight ATM-1
    Headphones
     
    In the Hi-Fi industry?
     No

    Post imported post

    cjr wrote:
    What function does the little spacer clamp you see the young chap screwing together early on?

    Is it a “make the owner feel special add on” to the cable or does it serve some audio purpose ?.
    I think that does the same job as the little block of wood fitted to Nordost Odin...

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •